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Boris Kantsler
Number of games in database: 185
Years covered: 1975 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2432 (2470 rapid, 2522 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2550

Overall record: +44 -55 =79 (46.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 7 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (17) 
    E97 E92 E95 E80 E62
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E41 E58 E46 E52 E32
 Grunfeld (8) 
    D97 D78 D74 D70 D85
 Slav (7) 
    D12 D13 D10 D11 D16
 Sicilian (6) 
    B40 B22 B51 B28
 Modern Benoni (4) 
    A57 A58 A56
With the Black pieces:
 King's Indian (25) 
    E92 E67 E63 E98 E94
 Pirc (21) 
    B07 B08 B09
 Robatsch (17) 
 Sicilian (9) 
    B43 B41 B40 B20
 Sicilian Kan (7) 
    B43 B41
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    A41 A40
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Gelfand vs B Kantsler, 2001 0-1
   A Romero Holmes vs B Kantsler, 2002 1/2-1/2
   B Kantsler vs A Greenfeld, 2005 1-0
   B Kantsler vs Itay Westreich, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Israeli Championship (2004)
   European Clubs Cup (Men) (2003)
   European Individual Championship (2015)

   🏆 World Senior Teams Championship (50+)
   B Kantsler vs J Salonen (May-02-17) 1-0
   Short vs B Kantsler (May-01-17) 1-0
   J Wallner vs B Kantsler (Apr-30-17) 1/2-1/2
   B Kantsler vs Vaganian (Apr-29-17) 1/2-1/2
   Khalifman vs B Kantsler (Apr-28-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-16-1962, 55 years old) Israel

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Boris Feliksovich Kantsler was born in Frunze*. He became an IM in 1987 and a GM in 1999.

*Wikipedia article: Bishkek

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 185  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kasparov vs B Kantsler 1-0321975Junior competitionA07 King's Indian Attack
2. V Tukmakov vs B Kantsler  1-0371981URS-ch sfA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
3. B Kantsler vs E Vladimirov  0-1521981URS SpartakiadC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. I Nei vs B Kantsler  ½-½311983Spartakiade tt 8thB06 Robatsch
5. Kupreichik vs B Kantsler  ½-½631985FrunzeB06 Robatsch
6. B Kantsler vs Yurtaev  ½-½331985Frunze (Kyrgyzstan)E90 King's Indian
7. Gulko vs B Kantsler  ½-½251985FrunzeB07 Pirc
8. Romanishin vs B Kantsler  1-0411985FrunzeE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
9. Chiburdanidze vs B Kantsler  ½-½401985FrunzeB06 Robatsch
10. B Kantsler vs Tal ½-½141986TbilisiD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
11. Romanishin vs B Kantsler  ½-½241986TbilisiE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
12. Azmaiparashvili vs B Kantsler  1-0501986It cat 10B08 Pirc, Classical
13. Anand vs B Kantsler  1-0511987FrunzeB06 Robatsch
14. B Kantsler vs Yurtaev  0-1391987It (cat.8)E92 King's Indian
15. G Timoshchenko vs B Kantsler  1-0521987FrunzeB06 Robatsch
16. Y Kruppa vs B Kantsler  0-1261987UzhgorodB07 Pirc
17. V K Neverov vs B Kantsler  0-1421987UzhgorodA40 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Glek vs B Kantsler  0-1301987FrunzeB06 Robatsch
19. Gelfand vs B Kantsler 1-0301987UzhgorodB06 Robatsch
20. Romanishin vs B Kantsler  1-0241988TallinnA00 Uncommon Opening
21. Bagirov vs B Kantsler  ½-½30198805, Cup URS active Tallinn EstoniaA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
22. B Kantsler vs Kholmov  ½-½171989FrunzeE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
23. B Kantsler vs G Orlov  1-0821989Podolsk (Russia)A50 Queen's Pawn Game
24. B Kantsler vs Yurtaev  ½-½141989Frunze (Kyrgyzstan)E92 King's Indian
25. Shirov vs B Kantsler  ½-½331989Ch URS (1/2 final)B06 Robatsch
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-28-08  myschkin: . . .

Israeli GM <Boris Kantsler> (born 1962)

Apr-16-14  chesssalamander: Juding by his Most Played Openings, it looks like Kantsler prefers Queen Pawn as White, and against 1.e4, g6 or d6, and against 1.d4, King's Indian.

His win over Gelfand in 2001 is sweet!

He also has a draw against Tal to his credit.


Mr. Obvious

Jun-29-14  BIDMONFA: Boris Kantsler


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